International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


A Study of Life Skills of Pupil - Teachers

Dr. Surendra Pal | Subash Chandra [5]


Abstract: Life skills are those abilities that enable a person to face the challenges of their lives with courage in a manner which is adequate for their age and experience. Life skill facilitates healthy, positive and productive personal development. Life skill enables the young person to provide meaningful contribution to society. Life skills are applicable to self and others. Thus the young people should demonstrate moral and cognitive maturity by owing the responsibilities for their actions. They should develop their social and emotional skills. According to WHO, life skills can be grouped into ten core values which need to be developed in each and every student. The investigator has tried to find out the life skills of pupil teachers. A sample of 300 pupil teachers was taken. Descriptive survey method was applied. A standardized scale on life skill assessment was administered to the entire sample. The result reveals that majority of the students have just average level of life skills which are not adequate. There is a need to train the teachers and consequently develop the life skills among the students. There was no significant difference in life skills between male and female pupil teachers as well pupil teachers belonging to urban and rural area. However, a significant difference was found between science and arts pupil teachers. Science pupil teachers were found to possess higher level of life skills as compared to arts pupil teachers.


Keywords: Life Skills, Pupil Teachers


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,


Pages: 2201 - 2205


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